Whitetop Mt. Maple Festival; Last weekend of March
Naturalists Rally - Mt. Rogers; 2nd weekend of May
Appalachian Trail Days Festival - Damascus, VA; 3rd weekend of May
Whitetop Mt. Ramp Festival; 3rd Sunday of May
Grayson County Fiddlers Convention; Last full weekend of June
Wayne C. Henderson Festival - Grayson Highlands State Park; 3rd Saturday of June
Christmas in July, West Jefferson, NC; Week of the 4th of July
Virginia Highlands Festival; 1st two weeks of August
Grayson Highlands Fall Festival; Last weekend of September
Mountain Foliage Festival; 2nd Saturday of October
Whitetop Mt. Molasses Festival; 2nd Sunday in October
OTHER ATTRACTIONS: Historic Abingdon, VA - 30 miles featuring: The Barter Theatre, Martha Washington Inn, The Arts Depot
Damascus, VA - 17 miles featuring: Appalachian Trail, Virginia Creeper Trail, Bike rental and shuttle, Transcontinental Bike Route, Historic Daniel Boone Trail
Whitetop Mountain: An altitude of 5,520, it has the highest road accessible to automobiles in Virginia and offers visitors a panoramic view of the mountains of neighboring North Carolina and Tennessee.
Mt. Rogers: Numerous hiking trails and access to the famous Appalachian Trail, Mt. Rogers is one of the highest mountains in the Eastern United States.